Dipping into the Community Pool: September 23

Here’s a small collections of items that caught our attention this week.


Spurgeon and the Hurricane of 1878

“Charles Spurgeon can offer encouragement to those struggling in the storm. On Sunday, March 24, 1878, a hurricane struck London. At around 4:00 PM, Spurgeon was mediating on Scripture when the silence was broken “by the noise of doors and windows, and the terrible howling of the blast.”

3crosses_sm

Nabeel Qureshi

Ravi Zacharias Remembers His Young Protégé, Nabeel Qureshi

 

51bwcrvgAhL._AC_UL320_SR210,320_

3crosses_sm

Technologically Efficient, Less Practically Efficient

“Much like security theatre – those annoying airport measures meant to elicit the feeling of safety among travellers rather than actually making them more safe – digital technology is about the illusion of accomplishing things “with the click of a button,” despite the reality that “button” may add an unnecessary and clunky step to what is already a simple process.”

3crosses_sm

Scientists Poke Holes in Natural Selection

New research published in the Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, reveals survival is a lot more complicated, and natural selection is neither clear-cut nor provable.

3crosses_sm

Why doesn’t God just talk to me?

“Why doesn’t God just talk to me? Have you asked that before? Why should it require hundreds of years, a bunch of dead old guys from who knows where, and something called a “manuscript tradition,” for you to hear from God?”

3crosses_sm

What is the Gospel?

The gospel is absolutely fundamental to everything we believe, and it is at the very core of who we are as Christians. However, many professing Christians struggle to answer the simple question: What is the gospel?

3crosses_sm

What did the Reformation give to Christians? Joel Beeke explains in this video that the Reformation gave to Christians a “head, heart, and hand theology.”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s